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Summer Start

Summer Start is a unique opportunity for you to begin your NC State undergraduate experience early by taking Summer Session II classes prior to the fall semester. Summer Start is open to all new first-year and transfer students, including international students and Spring Connect students.

Participants are able to participate in study break sessions, workshops, weekend excursions, and much more!

Get Ready for Summer Start 2024

If you already signed up for Summer Start, you may be wondering about what you need to do to prepare for the summer and where to find the resources and information related to Summer Start. This Prep List serves as your roadmap for all the things that you need or may want to do before beginning on June 19, 2024! You can also view the Summer Start Guide for a schedule of events.

Important Program Dates

Program Dates: June 19 – July 31, 2024
Move-In: Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Welcome Program: Wednesday, June 19, 2024 (evening hours)
First-Year Orientation Session: June 20 – 21, 2024
Transfer Orientation Session: June 21, 2024
Summer Classes Begin: Monday, June 24, 2024
Summer Final Exams: July 29 – July 30, 2024
Move-Out: Wednesday, July 31, 2024

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